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  • Conservatives welcome Trump with delight — and wariness

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For the past eight years, thousands of conservative activists have descended on Washington each spring with dreams of putting a Repu ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:39 am
  • Most pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp

    CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:39 am
  • Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • New mosquito trap smart enough to keep just the bad bugs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline protest camp

    CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — As dawn breaks over an encampment that was once home to thousands of people protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline, a few ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Stocks inch to new records; S&P 500 up four straight weeks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes inched ahead to record highs Friday, barely, after a late-afternoon push erased losses from earlier in the day. It caps ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:01 am